- Raleigh News and Observer
“I wish I could be as brave as this raccoon!”
- USA TODAY
A woman was killed by an alligator near a pond in South Carolina, the fourth known person to die of an alligator attack in the United States in 2022.
- Kansas City Star
Hellbenders have strong jaws and a natural camouflage that’s perfect for blending in.
- USA TODAY
A pipe dream, or a possibility? Water experts debate 1,500-mile aqueduct from Cajun Country to Lake Powell.
Other ideas to solve the West's water woes are equally complicated: Toting icebergs from the Arctic, desalinating ocean water or manufacturing rain.
- Miami Herald
The boy was snorkeling with his family at the time.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The DNR is working to find and monitor eastern massasauga rattlesnakes, one of two rattlesnake species native to Wisconsin.
The Cincinnati Zoo’s newest baby hippo has a name!
- Christian Science Monitor
Progress roundup: Discoveries in both Brazil and Turkey were so vast that paleontologists and archaeologists have a wealth of opportunities to learn.
Our civilization is slowly collapsing—but the next one is already rising
- The Guardian
Spill is yet another example of how contamination from corporate polluters can endanger entire communities, critics say
- Associated Press
Kiona has fished for Chinook salmon for decades on his family’s scaffold at the edge of the falls, using a dip net suspended from a 33-foot pole. For thousands of years, Native tribes in this area have relied on Nch’i-Wána, or “the great river,” for its salmon and steelhead trout, and its surrounding areas for the fields bearing edible roots, medicinal herbs and berry bushes as well as the deer and elk whose meat and hides are used for food and ritual.
- Idaho Statesman
If Congress provides funding for the reactor, it will be the first of its kind to operate in the U.S. in nearly 30 years.
- CBS News
Climate change has already doubled the likelihood of catastrophic flooding in the state, researchers found, and without a limit on greenhouse gas emissions, it'll only get worse.
- USA TODAY
While Arizona and Nevada will get less water, California will not lose any of its share next year, according to the feds' blueprint released Tuesday.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyThe main conversation around climate change primarily focuses on one thing: how much carbon is in the air—and by extension, how to reduce it. However, what is less talked about but may become incredibly important is how much carbon is in our oceans. There is 50 times more carbon in the ocean than the atmosphere. Some climate researchers believe if we could just slightly increase the amount of carbon the ocean can absorb from the atmosphere, we could avo
Social media posts claim a US heatwave in the summer of 1954 proves global warming is "only an agenda." This is false; temperatures did break records in the Midwest that year, but experts say isolated weather events do not disprove the science of climate change, which has made heatwaves more frequent and intense."There was no 'GLOBAL WARMING' or 'CLIMATE CHANGE' agenda in 1954. The current rhetoric is only an agenda about power control and wealth redistribution," says a July 28, 2022 Facebook po
- LA Times
The federal government has announced a tier 2 emergency based on Lake Mead water levels, requiring reductions for Arizona, Nevada and Mexico.
- The Desert Sun
Other ideas include toting icebergs from the Arctic and building desalination plants by the Sea of Cortez. Experts say conserving water tops them all.
With gas prices on the rise, you may be looking to make the switch to a hybrid or electric vehicle. When choosing a hybrid or EV, you need to take certain factors into consideration that you don't...
- Erie Times News
The U.S. and Canada failed the Great Lakes by becoming complacent too soon after the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement's early success.